Jason Rivera crimps and moves right past the third...
This tall formation sits all alone in the desert to the northwest of the main Hall of Horrors Area and can be a nice place to escape to if there are crowds there. Climbs here range from 5.6 to 5.12a with the majority in the 5.10 and under range with a nice assortment of both cracks and faces.
Some of the better routes here include Arturo's Special
(5.8), Mission Impossible
(5.11b) and Triumph Arch
Climbing Season For the Hall of Horrors Area area.
Weather station 10.4 miles from here
14 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in King Dome
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for King Dome:
Featured Route For King Dome
Triumph Arch 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a California
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : King Dome - West Face
Make some exposed moves off a ramp to reach a large flake and a high 1st bolt (if wanted a 0.75" cam fits into a horizontal crack before the 1st bolt). The moves just past the 2nd bolt, pulling past as bulge on thin holds, are the crux, after which the difficulty eases and the angle kicks back to less than vertical. Due to the sloping and somewhat precarious base it would be prudent to set an anchor for the belayer (pro to 1.5") or lead from the ground in one pitch.Although short this r...[more] Browse More Classics in California
King Dome, Hall of Horrors, Saddle Rocks, Cowboy C...
Truly miles of piles of rox
King Dome. Photo by Blitzo.